Only four short years ago

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  1. Westcoasthabsfan

    Westcoasthabsfan Well-Known Member

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    [​IMG]The Boys were looking down at the entire league with a record of 9-1...even though that season didn't end the way we wanted but man how times have changed
     
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  2. The Quest for Six

    The Quest for Six Well-Known Member

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    a mediocre team at best year in and year out....
     
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  3. CowboyRoy

    CowboyRoy Well-Known Member

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    Its pretty much been 2 things: Coaching and the inability of Jerry to build a good defense.

    We have had great franchise QB's in Romo and Dak which is usually the hardest thing to get.
     
  4. 817Gill

    817Gill Well-Known Member

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    This may very well be a reincarnation of the year before that. Let’s see if 2021 is the next 2016, the roster circumstances are eerily similar.
     
  5. IrishAnto

    IrishAnto Well-Known Member

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    Still didn’t manage a playoff game though, despite home advantage!
     
  6. cowboyec

    cowboyec Well-Known Member

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    4yrs...man time flies.
     
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  7. dsturgeon

    dsturgeon Well-Known Member

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    Did the cowboys lose their

    Starting LT
    Starting RT
    Starting TE
    Starting QB
    Starting DT (Mccoy)
    Starting Corner (Diggs)
    Starting Center retired
    DT (Hill)

    For the season

    Backup center (looney)
    Rookie center
    starting LB'er
    starting Corner (cheeto)
    Corner (brown)

    For part of the year


    that year?
     
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  8. starfan1

    starfan1 Well-Known Member

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    wonder if they'll draft a RB in round 1 lol.
     
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  9. daboyzruleperiod

    daboyzruleperiod ♡☆ Zone Supporter

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    Except for the coaching staff. This franchise will be a lot better in '21. Fans can't expect MM & Company to fix Garrett's mess in 16 games w/no preseason. It's virtually impossible!
     
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  10. Oz-of-Cowboy-Country

    Oz-of-Cowboy-Country Well-Known Member

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    Lightening in a bottle. One hit wonders. Cinderella season. 15 minutes of fame. Lady Luck shines on idiots and drunks.
     
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  11. 817Gill

    817Gill Well-Known Member

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    Lol one thing Mike has always done is value the money 5 positions. He‘s never been a part of teams that drafted RB’s or LB’s with premium picks (Clay Matthews was a pass rusher). A lot of DB’s and Dlineman which is exactly what we should and hopefully will be focused on in the draft.
     
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  12. armadillooutlaw

    armadillooutlaw Well-Known Member

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    Exactly right.
     
  13. Jake

    Jake Curmudgeon

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    Let's see if you get your 15 minutes. I know where I'm putting my money.
     
  14. Jake

    Jake Curmudgeon

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    "Coaching" is an excuse. The albatross hires the coaches. His name is Jerry.
     
  15. ghst187

    ghst187 Well-Known Member

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    Apparently finding a competent coaching staff is harder than we suspected too.
     
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  16. Londonboy

    Londonboy Well-Known Member

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    2016 was a leap Year.
     
  17. PAPPYDOG

    PAPPYDOG "Dak 666" Zone Supporter

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    So many here cling to that 2016 season with dear life forgetting since then this team has done nothing but play .500 ball....Snap out of it and come back to reality folks!
    [​IMG]
     
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  18. Whyjerry

    Whyjerry Well-Known Member

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    When you have a dog sheet GM and culture you will be in a constant phase of rebuild. 25 years and counting.

    Dallas is a bottom feeder in terms of playoff success over this period. It is a travesty.
     
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  19. Bullflop

    Bullflop Well-Known Member

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    Nowadays, the Cowboys are a team with a mediocre-at-best FO and are fortunate to have a good team now and then. As far as producing Super Bowl contenders, the last 25 years were much too revealing. Taking a step forward one year and a step back the next has been a fair thing to anticipate for some time now. Maybe that might change in my lifetime and yours, also. Let's do our best to be happy, in the meantime! It's just a game. ;)
     
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  20. blueblood70

    blueblood70 Well-Known Member

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    you forget knight for 2-3 games , Dalton 2-3 games, zeke with weak Hammy, and lets not forget trading Griffin and cutting Poe, Haha and few others etc etc

    i get it its insane how the fans see this year as the DC surely suk and fell off cliff, they act as if we are this bad with ours regular team when in fact this is our JV team..

    we will bounce back Year 2 Mm era and after a solid draft and nice FA or two, will surprise like we did in 2016 after 2015s similar season..
     

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